Daniel Sunkari Oral History Interview
Daniel Sunkari is a writer living in Long Beach, California. He details his family’s journey from the rural community of Guntur to Sacramento, and the discrimination they faced as Dalit.
Oral History Interview with Anjali R.
Anjali R. is the founder of Parivar, a trans and queer south asian space in the San Francisco Bay Area. In the oral history, Anjali describes growing up in India, exploring different permutations of gender expression while moving throughout the U.S. and Canada, and navigating transphobia within queer south asian spaces.
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Oral History Interview with Rangoli
Anish, Deepshikha and Satvika are co-founders of Rangoli, an LGBTQ+ South Asian group based in Pittsburgh, and editors of Mirrors, an LGBTQ+ South Asian anthology. They describe their personal histories individually followed by a discussion on how their involvement with Mirrors and Rangoli.
Urooj Arshad Oral History Interview
Urooj Arshad is a co-founder of the Muslim Alliance for Sexual and Gender Diversity and the first LGBTQ+ Muslim Retreat. In the oral history, Urooj describes growing up in Pakistan and Illinois, finding LGBTQ south asian community during college, and ongoing activism to resist islamophobia and queerphobia.
Trikone Tejas Website
Trikone Tejas was a "progressive coalition of queer and straight" people of pan-Asian heritage based in Austin, TX. The Trikone Tejas site was accessible at http://www.main.org/trikonetejas/ and was last updated in December 2002. The site included event descriptions, resources, coming out stories and a guestbook.
Oral History Interview with Jebaroja Singh
Dr. Jebaroja Singh is a Dalit woman, and an assistant professor of interdisciplinary studies including Anthropology, Sociology and Women and Gender Studies. She is also the author of Spotted Goddesses: Dalit women's agency-narratives on Caste and Gender Violence (Contributions to Transnational Feminism). She was born and raised in Chennai and is currently based in Rochester, New York.